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Library board trustees, directors, staff, volunteers, and Friends group members are invited to participate in Trustee Training Week, a series of five webinars taking place August 22 through 26, from 12pm to 1pm daily.
There is no charge to attend, and all webinars will be recorded. Contact hours for continuing education toward public librarian re-certification: 1 per webinar.
Register for each webinar by clicking on the title below. . .
Here are the headlines from the June 10, 2022 - 📢 Nic News Weekly:
Student Library Aide
Kewaunee Public Library
Application Deadline: July 8, 2022
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Please check the NEWI list of free webinars to find online continuing education opportunities you may attend from where you are. Most sessions are 60 minutes long, and are provided – at no charge to you – by associations, agencies, companies, and library systems. There’s a lot to choose from, so here’s a sample of topics that may be of interest to you.
Managing stress & building resilience; click title to register:
Diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI); click title to register:
A sample of webinars on other topics; click title to register:
Lakes Country Public Library - Lakewood, WI
Full Time (40 hours per week)
Salary Range: $45,000 - $50,000
Applications due by June 21, 2022
The Lakes Country Public Library in Lakewood, WI is accepting applications for a full-time (40 hours per week) Library Director. The library is part of the Nicolet Federated Library System and the Outagamie-Waupaca Library Consortium (OWLSnet). The Library Board of Trustees is accepting applications for an individual who will direct its thriving community library and carry it into the future. The person must enjoy working with people and be passionate about libraries.
The Library Director position requires a person having at least a Grade 3 Library Certification or working toward certification. Three years of library experience is preferred. Benefits include Paid Time Off and paid holidays. Salary is commensurate with education and experience with a range of $45,000 to $50,000.
The Library Director reports to an eight-member Board of Trustees and is responsible for the overall management of the library. Visit https://www.lakescountrylibrary.org/directorsearch.html for a full job description.
Shawano County Library - Birnamwood Branch
Part Time (22 hours per week)
Shawano County Library is currently accepting applications for a part-time branch manager at its Birnamwood Branch.
Applications are accepted online at https://www.co.shawano.wi.us/.
Here are the headlines from the May 20, 2022 - 📢 Nic News Weekly:
Here are the headlines from the May 10, 2022 - 📢 Nic News Weekly:
Algoma Public Library was able to once again hold its Annual Easter Egg Hunt. Library staff hid many eggs (children were limited to five eggs, which held treats and small prizes), played some Easter-themed games, and had crafts available to work on either at the library or to take home with them.
The library had a wonderful turnout, with approximately 140 participants coming and going within an hour period. This was definitely more than had shown up to any of the library's previous Egg Hunt programs.
The library also held a Tea Party on Saturday, May 7. Prior to COVID, the Tea Party had been an annual event with the first held in May of 2016. Library staff invited young children, along with a parent or guardian, to a "Wonderland Tea" time.
Participants enjoyed tea, lemonade, and a few small treats. Participants talked about tea party etiquette and had fun decorating their own crowns.
Thanks to Cathy Kolbeck, Director at Algoma Public Library, for contributing to this post.
Brown County Library's goal for its National Library Week story collection campaign was to collect 100 Brown County Library stories to then be shared on social media, with donors, and be the focal point of library initiative campaigns.
It also wanted to encourage patrons by giving them an incentive to win Brown County Library logoed items.
The library's multi-faceted campaign included:
Brown County Library's National Library Week story collection campaign collected 116 Brown County Library stories! Most of the stories were submitted through the online submission form and three random winners were picked and received a Brown County Library logoed tote bag and coffee cup.
The library is excited to start sharing these moving stories with its community. Its National Library Week story collection campaign was the most successful story collection campaign it's had so far. The library will use it as a building block for upcoming campaigns.
For an in-depth campaign recap, download the file below.
Thanks to Susan Lagerman, Community Engagement Manager at Brown County Library, for contributing the information for this post.
Here are the headlines from the May 6, 2022 - 📢 Nic News Weekly:
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